The Department of Library and Information Sciences was established in 2011 with a BLISc (Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences) program. The department aims to make Manipal Academy of Higher Education libraries ‘working laboratories’ through which students will be able to apply class room concepts through hands-on training.


Key Features

  • Updated and industry-aligned curriculum to make students employable
  • Practice-led teaching and practice-supported learning
  • Hands-on training through online and offline resources
  • Exposure to advanced techniques in the field of librarianship
  • Library practicing in world-class Manipal Academy of Higher Education Libraries


Vision and Mission


To be the most preferred choice of students, faculty and industry.


Global leadership in human development, excellence in education and healthcare.